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December Coffee & Collections highlights Sydney Laurence

...Coffee & Collections presentation will focus on "Sydney Laurence's Juneau." Mike Blackwell will lead a discussion...informal inquiry on the museum's newly-acquired Sydney Laurence painting, "Early Morning, Juneau, Alaska." By...
City museum to host special presentation on Sydney Laurence

...will lead a special presentation on Alaska painter Sydney Laurence from 7- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, at the Juneau Douglas City Museum.In his presentation, "Sydney Laurence: Painter of the North," Woodward will discuss some...
Actor pays tribute to one of Alaska's great artists

Sydney Laurence, one of the grand masters of Alaska painting, is coming back from...combination bookstore, coffee shop, cinema and theater. He said the Sydney Laurence show started out as a documentary for public television called "Painters...
Tommy Joseph to help Anchorage Museum restore totem pole

...2012, after Wilma Carr died, the family donated Joseph's piece along with paintings by Alaska masters such as Sydney Laurence and Fred Machetanz to the Anchorage Museum. After more than a dozen years of exposure to the natural elements, the...
Cache of Tongass art at Ketchikan museum exhibit

...types of prints.The exhibit also includes works by Alaska's "giants in traditional arts," Naab said, such as Sydney Laurence, Eustace Ziegler and Jules Dahlager, Naab said.Laurence's work is part of every Ketchikan High School student's...
Loussac: Alaska's first philanthropist

...on the Territorial Housing Commission and the Pharmacy Board. Loussac was a great collector of Alaskan books and Sydney Laurence paintings, and a big contributor to local causes - he was known as the "best fund raiser in Alaska."In 1947 Loussac...
Arctic Entries moves to a bigger stage

...the new season at the Discovery Theater in the Center for the Performing Arts sold about 566 tickets. A show at the Sydney Laurence, with 350 seats, sold out in 25 minutes.The tickets have gotten a little more expensive (it's now $8.25...
Perseverance Theatre opens "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in Anchorage

Perseverance Theatre will open their production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tenessee Williams in the Sydney Laurence Theatre at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts on April 11. A pay-as-you-can previews will be offered...
This Day in History

Today In 1865, Sydney Laurence, Alaska's most famous artist, was born in Brooklyn, New York. He lived until 1940. In 1964, the Anchorage City Council...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1865, Sydney Laurence, Alaska's most famous artist, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He lived until 1940. In 1969, an Anchorage man found a leak...


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